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WHAT DOES HOPE CHEST MEAN IN ENGLISH?
A hope chest, dowry chest, cedar chest, or glory box is a chest used to collect items such as clothing and household linen, by unmarried young women in anticipation of married life. The term "hope chest" or "cedar chest" is used in the midwest or south of the United States; in the United Kingdom, the term is "bottom drawer"; while "glory box" is used by women in Australia. Renaissance hope chest from Florence...
The translations of hope chest from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «hope chest» in English.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HOPE CHEST» OVER TIME
The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «hope chest» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «hope chest» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.
Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about hope chest
2 QUOTES WITH «HOPE CHEST»
Famous quotes and sentences with the word hope chest.
I was born in 1949, and by the time I was 10, I figured out that my hope chest was not aimed in the same direction everybody else's was. And that life was going to be very, very complicated. And that I could either be provocative and declamatory, or shy, retiring and scared.
Sarah Ban Breathnach
Faith is the very first thing you should pack in a hope chest.
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HOPE CHEST»
Discover the use of hope chest in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to hope chest and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
When Violet runs away from home in 1918 to find her suffragist sister, she ends up in Nashville, Tennessee, where "Suffs" and "Antis" are gathered, awaiting the crucial vote on the nineteenth amendment.
Karen Schwabach, 2010
The Hope Chest
American Girls fans will fall hard for Violet and her less-than-proper friends. From the Hardcover edition.
Karen Schwabach, 2009
Eleven-year-old Violet has one goal in mind when she runs away from home: to find her sister, Chloe, in New York City.
Karen Schwabach, 2010
The Hope Chest is book 4 in the Brides of Lancaster County series. Other books in the series include A Merry Heart: Book 1, Looking for a Miracle: Book 2, Plain and Fancy: Book 3.
Wanda E. Brunstetter, 2009
The hopechest: a treasury of hope from the Women of destiny ...
More directed and intimate than "promise book" products, The Hope Chest is great for personal use and ideal as a gift. It features the cover art and beautiful interior design from the Women of Destiny TM Bible.
Cindy Jacobs, 2000
The HopeChest: The Amish of Ephrata: an Amish Novella on ...
Book 3 of the The Amish of Ephrata Series.
Sarah Price, 2013
HopeChest in the Attic
A collection of mostly narrative poetry, short prose, with a section of artwork. Sometimes raw, Ms. Kuypers draws on her backgroup of feminism to write on a wide variety of topics. --Scars Publications.
Janet Kuypers, 1993
In 1959, when Kathleen Andrews pledged a sorority at the University of Washington, girls were expected to get married.
Cherie Tucker, 2013
The HopeChest of Arabella King
When Aunt Arabella's hope chest is opened to reveal nothing but the remnants of her trousseau, Sara is convinced that something more important is hidden inside the chest, and she enlists the aid of Aunt Olivia to find it. Reprint.
Linda Zwicker, 1993
Grand Design: The HopeChest
While restoring the damaged portrait of Prince Dimitri Karakov at the historic Chesterfield Hotel, Cynda Madison is transported back in time to 1887, where she comes face to face with the dashing prince and races against time to prevent his ...
Karen Fox, 2001
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HOPE CHEST»
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Small Bites: Some Like It Hot benefits The Hope Chest for Women
APPETIZING: Lexington Avenue Brewery, a season donor for all 2015 Asheville Affiliates happy-hour fundraising events, will be one of many ... «Mountain Xpress, Jul 15»
Expo Center garage sale attracts hundreds
She looked over a trunk as a possibility, for a hope chest for the end of her bed to hold high school memorabilia. She liked the garage sale, ... «Chicago Tribune, Jul 15»
Fundraisers and Benefits: Local events benefit nonprofits, people
ASHEVILLE – “Some Like It Hot” is a party benefiting The Hope Chest for Women, featuring local food, craft beer and wine, music by Hank West ... «Asheville Citizen-Times, Jul 15»
Grub Club is back in Garibaldi
Special thanks to the Mudd Nick Foundation, the Smuck Foundation, and the Hope Chest for providing funding and a huge thank you to Gail ... «Tillamook Headlight Herald, Jul 15»